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Ocean Blue

Porthtowan, Cornwall (Ref. 959105)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr Edey
    September 2017
    “Splendid beach. The apartment was ...”
    Splendid beach. The apartment was spotlessly clean with all modern facilities - washing machine, drier, dish washer, iron, high chair, fridge, freezer, TV, video and splendid views. Quiet. Parking for one car, and a car is a must.
    Splendid beach. The apartment was spotlessly clean with all modern facilities - washing machine, drier, dish washer, iron, high chair, fridge, freezer, TV, video and splendid views. Quiet. Parking for one car, and a car is a must.

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  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Ocean Blue in Porthtowan is perfect for families and couples seeking a beachside retreat.

With a sandy beach within paces and gorgeous sea views from the living room and balcony, it is buckets and spades at the ready!

Ocean Blue offers welcoming, comfy and contemporary-styled accommodation, nestled within a small development of apartments almost on the beach.

Taking advantage of its first floor position, there are glorious elevated views towards the ocean and lush countryside.

The interior is fresh and homely with an open-plan living room with dining area and kitchen and patio doors to the sunny balcony.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the bijou table and bench in the Cornish air.

There are two serene bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with double lower bunk and single upper for couples and children.

Restful sleep is a given after a soak in the bathroom with TV.

Set amidst this coastal hot-spot in a vibrant village community, there are foodie pubs, a delicious deli cafe, the famed Blue Bar cafe/restaurant and a little supermarket all within a few minutes walk.

Porthtowan Beach is ideal for play, picnics and swimming, with surf school, boards and wetsuits for hire and seasonal lifeguard patrol.

Ramblers will enjoy the scenic delights along the coastal footpath.

There are so many beautiful beaches to discover along the north Atlantic coast.

Trevaunance Cove at St Agnes is a worthy walk; reward yourself with a real ale and hearty grub from the famed Driftwood Spars inn.

Maritime favourite Falmouth on the south coast is reached within a half hour drive.

Peruse the harbour, choice of beaches, museum, eateries for all appetites and galleries lining the charismatic lanes.

What more do you need from a beside-the-sea bolthole?


Over one floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 2 4' Double lower bunk and Single upper bunk. Bathroom, bath with shower over, Separate Shower, basin, WC and 20 inch TV. . Open plan living room with kitchen and dining area.


  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge freezer, tumble dryer
  • DVD and iPod dock
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Balcony
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Sorry no pets or smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Ten external steps up to first floor.

About the location


St Agnes 4 miles; Portreath 4 miles; Truro 9 miles.

Porthtowan is a small village resting on west Cornwall’s beautiful coastline, renowned for its Blue Flag beach, which at low tide exposes almost a mile and a half of fine, golden sands. Fringed by impressive granite cliffs, the beach is a popular surfing venue and is lifeguarded during the summer, making it ideal for families. Porthtowan is part of the St Agnes designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and there are some wonderful walks to be found, offering vivid scenery along the South West Coast Path, whether you choose to head east to St Agnes or west to Portreath. The towns of St Ives and Penzance, with their art galleries, restaurants and quaint harbours, are half an hour’s drive away, whilst Flambards Theme Park, The Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek, and the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station are just a few of the other diverse attractions scattered around this picturesque region. A great base for a varied family break.

Region Information

Note: Ten external steps up to first floor.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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